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These Ex-Cyclone Debbie Pics Epitomise Human Strength (And Humour) Under Pressure

You can't keep a good Aussie down.

02/04/2017 6:49 PM AEST | Updated 02/04/2017 10:33 PM AEST
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Large parts of Queensland and NSW have been battered by ex-Cyclone Debbie. It's been a brutal week for residents and business owners as properties are inundated with heavy rain.

See how Aussies have endured "The Big Wet" with strength and humour.

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Crystal Warner (L) and Sharnia Johns (R) play on playground equipment as floodwaters caused by Cyclone Debbie recede in the town of Beenleigh on April 2, 2017.

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The cleanup begins in central Lismore. Heavy rain has caused flash flooding in south east Queensland and Northern New South Wales as as ex-cyclone Debbie makes its way south across the country. (Photo by Andrea Falletta/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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LISMORE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 02: Parts of Lismore's CBD still affected by floodwaters on April 2, 2017 in Lismore, Australia. Heavy rain has caused flash flooding in south east Queensland and Northern New South Wales as as ex-cyclone Debbie makes its way south across the country. Category 4 Cyclone Debbie hit Northern Queensland on Tuesday 28 March, causing widespread damage. (Photo by Jason O'Brien/Getty Images)

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Lismore resident Michael with his dog ' Buddy' outside their house on April 1, 2017.

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BILLINUDGEL, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 31: Local residents surf down the main street on March 31, 2017 in Billinudgel, Australia. Heavy rain has caused flash flooding in south east Queensland and Northern New South Wales as as ex-cyclone Debbie makes its way south across the country. Category 4 Cyclone Debbie hit Northern Queensland on Tuesday, causing widespread damage. (Photo by Jason O'Brien/Getty Images)

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Damaged and flooded areas can be seen from an Australian Army helicopter after Cyclone Debbie passed through the area near the town of Bowen, located south of the northern Queensland town of Townsville in Australia, March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Gary Ramage/Pool

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MURWILLUMBAH, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 02: Local Resident Phil Taylor stands in his backyard with severe flood damage on April 2, 2017 in Murwillumbah , Australia. Heavy rain has caused flash flooding in south east Queensland and Northern New South Wales as as ex-cyclone Debbie makes its way south across the country. Category 4 Cyclone Debbie hit Northern Queensland on Tuesday 28 March, causing widespread damage. (Photo by Jason O'Brien/Getty Images)

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